For Youth

Your Life Counts

Check out the Youth section on the Your Life Counts website for lots of resources on suicide prevention, depression, and how to get help. You can also access the Online Lifeline for more immediate support or look up crisis numbers in your region.

Youth in BC

This website is designed for youth and it enables youth to chat live with crisis workers. It also provides lots of information and resources on youth issues, such as abuse and bullying, eating disorders, mental health, and suicide.

Youth Space

Youth Space is an online resource powered by Youth Core that enables youth who need support to connect with support workers through chat, forums, email, or by phone.

Mind Your

This is a website for youth and emerging adults to access info, resources and tools during tough times. Check out the sections on help, personal stories, music, and how to get connected in the mindyourmind community. It enables you to help yourself, help those around you, and share what you live and know.

Teen Mental Health –

The Teen Mental Health website has information and resources for a variety of mental health concerns that impact youth, including suicide.  There is a section on the website for families and teens with lots of information, videos and resources.

Early Psychosis Intervention – Fraser

This is the program website for the Fraser Health Early Psychosis Intervention Program. This site promotes early detection, educates about psychosis, and provides direction for seeking help.  The main objectives of the EPI Program are to increase understanding of psychosis, decrease stigma associated with having this disorder and provide direct treatment.

Mind Check –

Mind check is an interactive website designed for youth to access information on mood and anxiety, stress, substance use, psychosis, and body image and eating. This website also includes personal stories from youth and provides a space for youth to share their stories and perspectives on mental health.

The Blue Wave website has tons of information on anxiety, depression, and substance abuse, and it enables youth to take action and get connected with support. It also has information on crisis lines for BC.

Dealing with Depression

Dealing with Depression: Anti-Depressant Skills for Teens, a guide for teens and adults, is intended to assist youth age 13 to 17 who suffer from depression or who believe they have an early or mild form of depression. Created by mental health experts and clinical psychologists from BC, this guide contains answers to many common questions about teen depression, interactive worksheets, and links to other sources of information.